bawdrick
Baldric Bal"dric, n. [OE. baudric, bawdrik, through OF. (cf. F. baudrier and LL. baldringus, baldrellus), from OHG. balderich, cf. balz, palz, akin to E. belt. See {Belt}, n.] A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm; it is used to support a sword or bugle by the left hip; less properly, any belt. [Also spelt {bawdrick} and {baldrick}.] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

A radiant baldric o'er his shoulder tied Sustained the sword that glittered at his side. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bawdrick — Bawd rick, n. A belt. See {Baldric}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bawdrick — variant form of baldric …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baldric — Bal dric, n. [OE. baudric, bawdrik, through OF. (cf. F. baudrier and LL. baldringus, baldrellus), from OHG. balderich, cf. balz, palz, akin to E. belt. See {Belt}, n.] A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baldrick — Baldric Bal dric, n. [OE. baudric, bawdrik, through OF. (cf. F. baudrier and LL. baldringus, baldrellus), from OHG. balderich, cf. balz, palz, akin to E. belt. See {Belt}, n.] A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baldric — A baldric (also baldrick, bawdrick, bauldrick as well as some other, mostly rare or obsolete, variations) is a belt worn over one shoulder that is typically used to carry a weapon (usually a sword) or other implement such as a bugle or drum. [… …   Wikipedia

  • baldric — n. Shoulder belt, bawdrick …   New dictionary of synonyms

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